E3 2009 News

Metal Gear Solid sneaking on to PSN this month

Konami has announced that it will be bringing the original Metal Gear Solid to PlayStation Network in the U.S. later this month.

Originally released on PlayStation in 1998, the PSN reissue will retail for approximately $9.99 and will be available for download on June 18. A European release has yet to be confirmed.

Set in the year 2005, Metal Gear Solid stars cigarette-loving retired mercenary Solid Snake as he attempts to infiltrate a nuclear weapons disposal facility on Shadow Moses Island, which has been seized by a renegade Special Forces unit named Foxhound.